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F5s no signal on all channels inc fta

Discussion in 'Skybox F3 - F5 - F6' started by C2atb, Jun 14, 2016.

  1. C2atb

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    It was all working fine on last Tuesday and been away . When I switched it on I can't get any of the channels . They all show no signal , I'm doing a blind serve now . Also I have sky +downstairs and always have run the 2 together for last 3 years with no problems .
     
  2. the reaper

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    Try box on its own---any luck with blind scan?----also try a different psu.
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  3. C2atb

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    The blind scan found a few channels and seem to be poor strength I'm going to try and plug it in where the skyplus is see if that helps , where would I get a correct psu from , I don't have another box
     
  4. the reaper

    the reaper VIP Member Forum Supporter

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    Poor strength will usually indicate a bad connection or a slight movement on the dish caused by bad weather---it won't really cause problem with sky+ box as stronger box but any movement can cause openbox error.
    New psu's are available cheap on e-bay.
    Reaper.
     
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    u service may expiry
     
  6. C2atb

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    I left everything off all day yesterday including the skyplus downstairs , turned on the f5s and all channels working again with 76-84 ish signal strength. I don't know if it's maybe the the box had been left on for a week and the powerpack overworking itself or anything to do with turning off the skyplus downstairs but going to turn on skyplus now and see if it has any effect . It hasn't done for the last 2-3 years tho